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  • proudsceman proudsceman May 17, 2013 7:29 PM Flag

    Forbes: Is SoCalEd Mired In Crisis Or Controversy?

    Tic toc, tic toc, tic toc......How long before Crater offs Lurch? If there is any justice in this world, they will both go down together and be shipped off to spend time in a cell with Skilling and Fastow.

    Is there ANYONE who worked in Rosemead YEARS ago that DIDN"T know there were serious problems with SONGS??!! C'mon, they go back to good ole Harry.

    Is SoCalEd Mired In Crisis Or Controversy?

    Is the radiation leak at a nuclear reactor in Southern California a crisis or is it a controversy? The facts are not yet in. But crisis experts are saying that in all instances, the best policy is one of openness and transparency, revealing the underlying facts early and often.

    Indeed, no matter how detrimental events might become, the price of hiding them is even more devastating. Certainly, legal interests enter the equation but oftentimes, they conflict with those of communications consultants. In such cases, corporate leaders can be caught in the middle, opting to “take the Fifth.” As a general rule, that thinking can get companies in a heap of trouble.

    Investigators are now digging into whether Edison International EIX +0.21%’s Southern California Edison had any advanced knowledge of excessive vibrations at its steam generators that it installed in 2009 and 2010. Those vibrations subsequently led to wear and tear of tubes that leaked radiation in 2012. The utility says that it was unaware of the problem until the leak at one of its units. But U.S. lawmakers say that confidential documents reveal that it knew about the issues in the early years.

    For the rest of the story......

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